This is a guest blog, by Zach Boakes studying BSc (Hons) Environmental Science. The story behind my research has a less than academic setting! In May 2016, I was in Bali as a volunteer, teaching children how to play the drums. Whilst I was there, I made friends with a local guy, Ketut, and we began snorkelling together. We started discussing… Read more » about Bourne to make a difference. How I co-founded the Bali Reef Conservation
Jess loves how varied her degree is. From chemistry, to law and practice to crime scene analysis there’s never a day that is the same. BU is renowned for the practical emphasis of these courses, providing plenty of experiences for students in the testing suites and labs as well as going out in the field!… Read more » about Why you should consider Forensic Science!
This is a guest blog by current student Chloe Grant, studying BA (Hons) Communications and Media at BU. Placement Job Title: Marketing & PR assistant Placement length: 44 weeks Three words to describe your placement search: Eye-opening, straightforward, educational What did you find the most helpful in your placement search: Going to see my Placement… Read more » about My work placement at The Urban Guild
This is a guest blog by current student Siobhan Glover, studying BSc (Hons) Marketing. I completed a 12-month placement at L’Oréal, based in Hammersmith, London. I decided to apply to L’Oréal because I wanted a globally recognised brand on my CV, and had the best year of my life there! My main task was updating and simplifying L’Oréal’s digital reporting… Read more » about My Marketing work placement
This is a guest blog by current student Kayleigh Lewis, studying BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. I am a ‘mature student’, in my final year of adult nursing. I have many years of experience working in a hospital setting and nursing is all I have ever wanted to do. I knew it would be tough, but I… Read more » about Adult nursing student Kayleigh highlights the positives among the negative press
This is a guest blog by current student Emily Poulton, studying BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology. In January 2018, two other students from my course and I travelled to Malaysia for a month-long placement dedicating our time and efforts working with a small selection of outreach workers from an organisation called AIDS Action & Research Group (AARG). Our aim? To help… Read more » about My international work placement in Malaysia
This is a guest blog by James Fox, a current student studying BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences. Unlike BU, not all university’s offer a placement year and I knew from the outset it was most definitely something I wanted to do, so I could graduate with a degree and work experience. BU’s placement team are brilliant… Read more » about My placement year at GSK as a BU Biological Sciences student
Keen about sport but not too sure which direction to go in? Check out what current students Dan, Luke and Katie have to say about their different sport courses. The facilities, industry links and outstanding sport academics we boast at BU helps our students to truly stand out in this subject area!
Hi! My name is Martha and I am a studying BA (Hons) Communication & Media at BU. I have recently completed an international placement as a PR & Media Intern at Archipelagos who run marine conservation projects in Greece, thanks to funding from Erasmus! The most enjoyable aspect of my placement at Archipelagos has been working… Read more » about My international work placement in Greece
This is a guest blog by Ingrid Canudo, current student studying BSc (Hons) Nutrition. Leaving home for the first time can be very stressful for everyone; thinking about making new friends, understanding your course, moving to a new area can all cause anxiety. As well as all this you are now in control of your… Read more » about My Nutrition placement with Chartwells on campus
This is guest blog by Sarah B studying BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. “We are delighted to inform you that your abstract has been accepted. We would like to invite you the International Association for Dance Science and Medicine conference in Helsinki, Finland in October 2018” I couldn’t believe what I was reading. After submitting a collaborative… Read more » about My trip to Helsinki
This is a guest blog written by Rebecca. Why did you come to BU? I came to BU as they are well known for their expertise in the media sector. Placement job title, company and location: Design Intern at Primrose in Reading Describe your role and responsibilities: Throughout the year, I have had a number of responsibilities from… Read more » about #MyPlacementStory – Design intern at Primrose